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An acute or chronic disease of cattle, dogs, pigs, horses, sheep, and goats in sub-Saharan Africa; marked by fever, anemia, and cachexia, varying in severity with the parasite and the host. A collective term for diseases caused by the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei brucei, T. congolense, and T. vivax.
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An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
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While Jelloun's story offers a somewhat positive resolution to the encounter between Italians and Africans, even if narrated against the background of the killing of Masslo, the poems of Ndjock Ngana Yogo Ndjock and Chidi Christian Uzoma, long-time residents of Italy who migrated from Cameroun and Nigeria respectively, offer a much more critical stance.
"For this people of Mali, to identify and identify with a hero, a ngana or ngana mine ngana [hero of heroes], is no less than a matter of psychological survival", writes Sidibe (2012).
Mu lumele lika kaufela zeni eza, sihulu bale ba bakwaluhile hanyinyani ngana, butata cwale bu fumaneha fa kulika kucinca mihupulo yabani baba hupulela fa kaufi.
In the guessing game, Ngana ngai?, 'Who am I?', described earlier, birth-order names are assigned to individuals, and students are encouraged to use them.
Producers also want to find a girl to play Bloody Mary's native helper, who would have the same skills and appearance as, and understudy both the roles of, Ngana and Jerome.
Ngana, a girl, and Jerome would need to be of a playing age of between seven and 11 years, black, mixed-raced Caucasian/black or similar dark skin tone, with some singing and movement skills.
This year though, there is no such problem in casting the roles of the children, Ngana and Jerome, even though four children are needed for the two parts, because of rules governing the number of appearance allowed in one week for minors.
The 12-year-old, who attends Stagecoach Theatre School, is playing young French girl Ngana in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, which is currently on national tour.
William Harbison Scan Cullen Stewpot Victor Hawks Jerome Luka Kain Liat Li Jun Li Ngana Laurissa Romain Capt.
She likened her husband's comfortable compound of red brick houses in Ngana village to a penitentiary.
Dingamtoudji Ngana Esaie, First Vice President, Chadian Association of Family Wellbeing (ASTBEF)